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RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We provide internationally recognised, high-quality, education and professional training for students, clients and the community, and assist in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region by hosting students from Australia and many other countries.

RMIT Vietnam, School of Communication & Design

The School of Communication & Design is committed to providing an international learning environment that encourages cultural awareness, critical thinking, experimentation and, above all, the ability to think differently.

The Bachelor of Fashion (Enterprise) is an undergraduate program within the School of Communication & Design. See Bachelor of Design (Digital Media) - RMIT University

The role & key responsibilities

The Associate Lecturer, Digital Media is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the University, in disciplines related to their field of expertise including:

  • Undergraduate teaching including designing, conducting and moderating assessment; implementing improvements informed by peer review, course evaluation and/or student feedback.
  • Undertake independent professional activities, scholarship and/or conduct high quality research activities appropriate to the profession or discipline including: managing individual projects within timelines and budgets and ensuring compliance with quality and reporting requirements; publishing research results in high quality outlets as lead or co-author; preparing and submitting external research funding applications; and supervising higher degree by research candidates. 
  • Undertake administration duties, which may include course coordination role or management of a small award program.
  • Participate in University governance activities as requested and undertake administration related to the position.  
  • Adhere to the Academic Expectations and Development Framework of RMIT Vietnam.

Key selection criteria

  • Proven proficiency in two or more of the following:
  • Digital 2D or 3D animation
  • Visual effects
  • 3D motion graphics
  • Colour grading
  • 3D digital modeling and sculpting
  • Interactive experience design using either Unity or Unreal
  • Multimedia design
  • Sound design for digital media
  • Creative coding
  • The ability to adapt to the rapidly changing landscape of digital media
  • The ability to lecture on the topic of digital media history/theory
  • Ability to undertake course coordination role.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and negotiate sensitively with students,  especially on issues related to effective learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.
  • Recent and sustained performance regarding student outcomes, student experience and feedback; combined with experience and skill in a range of teaching settings.
  • Ability to operate within own discipline and cross-disciplinary/multidisciplinary teams to achieve department and University strategic outcomes.
  • Ability to work with external partners, industries, organisations and communities and can operate effectively to address complex issues or seek opportunities.
  • Ability to motivate, develop and inspire others through discipline leadership in the University environment
  • Ability to display appropriate behaviours in line with the position as per the RMIT Behavioural Capability Framework (Connectedness, Commitment to Excellence –   Improve and Simplify; Imagination and Innovation; Impact; Inclusion; Agility).

Qualifications and Checks

  • Mandatory: A Master degree in the relevant discipline; have commenced or enrolled to commence in Doctoral course is preferred.
  • English Proficiency: English – IELTS 7.0 with no band less than 6.5 (or equivalent. English Language Proficiency may also be proven by having completed PhD studies while being instructed through the medium of English, and proof of teaching in an English-speaking environment during the previous 24 months.

Further information

  • To be eligible to be considered for the Lecturer role, you will need a PhD or equivalent relevant Doctoral qualification. And to be able to evidence to date, a strong and consistent background in relevant international research with a strong publications’ portfolio. Demonstrated ability to supervise higher-degree research candidates. Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.
  • As an expatriate candidate you will require a work permit to be employed in Vietnam.  To qualify for a work permit, you will need a PhD or Master’s Degree qualification, and you will need to be able to demonstrate at least 03 years of teaching across relevant subjects in a tertiary education environment.

Information pack for foreign candidates


  • Highly competitive VND salary (plus allowances) for local candidates or attractive USD salary package (plus benefits) for expatriate candidates depending on proven track record in meeting all the key selection criteria.
  • Expatriate candidates: Relocation allowance and flights for dependents.  School tuition support of up to US$15,000 per child annually, up to 2 children per family; private health insurance coverage for staff and family; annual health check-up; Work Permit for staff, Visa and temporary resident cards for family members.
  • Local candidates: 13th month Tet bonus + private medical insurance (for you and your dependents) + annual health check.
  • 20 days annual leave plus 5 days paid leave Xmas closure, plus public holidays and 10 days paid sick leave.
  • Support and guidance from experienced Mobility Partner to assist in work permit and visa application together with relocation to and settling into living and working in Vietnam.

How to apply

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Applications Close:

23th 3 2023 11.59 pm

RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community.  As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

Job details

Associate Lecturer, Digital Media
702 Nguyen Van Linh District 7 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Application deadline
2023-03-23 23:59:59
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